Saturday, 19 June 2021

1/600th Soviet I-16 Fighters


I've made a good start on the 1/600th scale Soviet fighters for the Bag the Hun Khalkhin Gol project, with the I-16's base coated, blocked in and washed, then given a bit of a highlight to bring them up to scratch. I added three more in an overall bare metal scheme, as I need them for the second scenario where they make an appearance alongside two I-15bis in camouflage. I completely buggered up the I-153's, by giving them an ink wash before the camouflage pattern had dried, so they've gone in the bin as I couldn't salvage them and will replace them with new models. I'll aim to get the I-16's finished tomorrow if I have the time.

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  1. Hi Jim.. sorry if I’ve missed it, could I ask where you get your decals from for the 1/600 soviets? I had some old Chinese roundels from Dom’s and making do with red paint blobs (!) for my Japanese at the moment ..

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    1. They're Doms Decals from my stash. I can thoroughly recommend the Flight Deck Decals range as an alternative...really good quality and not expensive, even though from the US.

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    2. Here's a direct link:

      https://www.flightdeckdecals2400.com/1-600-scale-aircraft-decals

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